Coming Back to Life
Practices to Reconnect our Lives, Our World
Joanna Macy, PhD, and Molly Young Brown, MA, MDiv
Deepening global crises surround us, causing many to fall prey to denial and despair. Coming Back to Life shows how grief, anger, and fear are healthy responses to the harsh realities of our time, and that when honored through the revolutionary practice of the Work That Reconnects, they can free us from paralysis and move us toward creative action.
This new, completely updated edition of the classic text illuminates the extraordinary Work that has inspired hundreds of thousands to make strides towards the creation of a life-sustaining human culture. Authors Joanna Macy and Molly Brown introduce the Work’s theoretical foundations, revealing the angst of our era with remarkable insight. Pointing the way forward out of apathy, they offer personal counsel as well as easy-to-use methods for group process that profoundly affect peoples’ outlook and ability to act in the world.
Joanna Macy has developed an international following over the course of 40 years as a speaker, author of many books, and workshop leader on Buddhist philosophy and the deep ecology movement.
Molly Young Brown is a psychotherapist and writer who lives in Mt. Shasta, California. Her psychotherapy and life-coaching practice focuses on Psychosynthesis, which she studied under its originator, Dr. Roberto Assagioli. Her books include Growing Whole: Self-Realization for the Great Turning, Held in Love: Life Stories to Inspire Us Through Times of Change (Co-editor), and The Unfolding Self: The Practice of Psychosynthesis.
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